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    I've been told to camp out next time lol. Normally I am forceful but I was missing dd1 and overcome with emotion. I took the go home advise as I thought we might be able to go pick her up from grandmas ( DH said no right away in car ). hindsight is wonderful

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    Hi ladies, in reviving this thread as you all were so helpful with my previous questions.

    My due date is getting closer and I'm wondering if Greenslopes has Lactation consultants? Also how supportive are the midwives in helping to establish breastfeeding?

    For those who has an elective cesarean were you moved to a double bed and if so how many nights did you spend in a single?

    TIA 🙂

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mama Mirabelle View Post
    Hi ladies, in reviving this thread as you all were so helpful with my previous questions.

    My due date is getting closer and I'm wondering if Greenslopes has Lactation consultants? Also how supportive are the midwives in helping to establish breastfeeding?

    For those who has an elective cesarean were you moved to a double bed and if so how many nights did you spend in a single?

    TIA 🙂
    Hi Mama

    I had an elective c section at greenslopes in June and I was moved to a double bed the next day.

    In terms of breastfeeding I found the midwives to be very supportive. I had loads of trouble feeding my first son and I let them know and they spent a lot of time helping me. I found there were a lot of staff on and there was always someone available to help if you needed. There was a lactation consultant when I was there. She held a little presentation for me and few new mummies in the parent lounge and then came around to see us :-)

    Best wishes

    I just want to edit to add that every midwife I had the whole time I was in, were absolutely lovely :-)
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    As a first time mum they were fantastic and extremely helpful, told me to buzz anytime dd1 went on for a feed and would sit with you to get it right.
    2nd time around they were just as good but I was an old pro at it so didn't need as much help ( still feeding dd1) .

    They have a mini bf session on Tuesday's and Thursday's I think run by one of the specialist midwives. They said they can refer you to a private lc if need be but the public ones are just as good

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    I couldn't fault my stay with Greenslopes in Nov 2014

    After a bit of a horrible experience going public the first time, the second time was so much better!

    My ob was Dr Ken Law, and he is so informative, friendly and just all round lovely. We booked in an elective c-section and my recovery was so much better the second time around (had c section first time as DD was breach).

    It was amazing having my DH stay the night (and he also got to see how crazy it is when in hospital and having a real real newborn lol). It was also really nice when DD came to visit with my parents, there was ample room for all !

    As I was a second time mum, the midwives let me to my own devices, but when I did request some assistance, they were always there

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    Hi crt22, just reviving the thread to ask about Ken, I saw him for the first time yesterday. He's really nice but did you find he talks really fast? It's sometimes hard to catch what he said, but maybe he was in a rush.
    Also for c section mums, do you remember who your anaesthetist was and if you liked them and roughly how much out of pocket you were for them? Thanks for any help!
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    Quote Originally Posted by SamandJo88 View Post
    Hi crt22, just reviving the thread to ask about Ken, I saw him for the first time yesterday. He's really nice but did you find he talks really fast? It's sometimes hard to catch what he said, but maybe he was in a rush.
    Also for c section mums, do you remember who your anaesthetist was and if you liked them and roughly how much out of pocket you were for them? Thanks for any help!
    Hi!!
    Yes he does talk very fast but he is good at explaining things if you dont quite understand him.
    My anaesthetist was marcus soo i think... really calming, nice guy! Out of pocket was around $200? But we'd met the safety net threshold... i think his fee was around $700. You can ask dr law for a list of anaesthetists and get quotes from them

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    Thanks so much crt. This will be Ob number 2 for this pregnancy and I'm having an awful time finding someone who I click with. I've had 5 losses before and I really want someone who'll be compassionate. Ken is great, I agree, very professional, but at times talked over me and really fast etc, and really pushed that his fees are better than most places ($2750 is still a lot of money to me!!) and I just sort of felt like I was buying a car, not having a baby, so I just don't know. I don't want to keep doctor hopping but this will most likely be the last bub and I don't want to have any regrets. I'm also looking at sunnybank obstetricians who also work out of greenslopes because I definitely know I'm going there, love it

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    Quote Originally Posted by SamandJo88 View Post
    Thanks so much crt. This will be Ob number 2 for this pregnancy and I'm having an awful time finding someone who I click with. I've had 5 losses before and I really want someone who'll be compassionate. Ken is great, I agree, very professional, but at times talked over me and really fast etc, and really pushed that his fees are better than most places ($2750 is still a lot of money to me!!) and I just sort of felt like I was buying a car, not having a baby, so I just don't know. I don't want to keep doctor hopping but this will most likely be the last bub and I don't want to have any regrets. I'm also looking at sunnybank obstetricians who also work out of greenslopes because I definitely know I'm going there, love it
    You definitely have to be happy with your obgyn so if youre not 100% happy then look around. There are other drs there, brad Armstrong.

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    The 2 Brad's are always highly recommended. I had Dr McKenzie, she's a fast talker too, maybe it's all the coffee at Greenslopes!but she was so fantastic! Very kind and positive.


 

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